Abbas arrives in Turkey for talks about Mideast peace efforts

July 16, 2009 16:01


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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas arrived on Thursday for a two-day visit in Turkey, where he is expected to meet with the Turkish president for talks about the Middle East peace effort. According to the Turkish President's office, Abbas and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet later in the day. On Friday, he will hold talks with President Abdullah Gul and Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu. Abbas will also attend the opening of a new Palestinian Embassy building in Ankara. Turkey has mediated four rounds of peace talks between Israel and Syria last year and has also offered to mediate between Israel and the Palestinians.

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